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Austin Peay State University Governors Basketball to begin Practice Friday, September 27th

 

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – First it was Midnight Magic to greet the start of basketball practice October 15th and then later it was Reigning Red.

But with the change in NCAA men’s rules to basically mirror the women’s side, October 15th is no longer the starting date for college basketball practice start.

Austin Peay Men's Baskeball. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Baskeball. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Men’s Basketball signs Demarious Smith

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors SportsClarksville, TN – Demarius (D.D.) Smith watched his brother, Amius, star on defense for Austin Peay State University’s football team from 2008-11.

Now the younger Smith is hoping to bring that same defensive mindset to the Governors basketball team.

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Austin Peay Governors Football are on the road this weekend to face No. 15/18 Virginia Tech

 

Austin Peay vs. Virginia Tech

September 8th, 2012 • 12:30pm CT
Blacksburg, VA • Lane Stadium/Worshem Field (65,632)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsBlacksburg, VA – In the last three years Austin Peay has played Big 10 (Wisconsin) and Big East (Cincinnati) programs for the first time in University history. This weekend the Governors will play an Atlantic Coast Conference school for the first time when they travel to Blacksburg, VA, to face Virginia Tech.

Kickoff will occur 12:34pm, CDT from Lane Stadium, considered one of most difficult places in the country to play for visiting teams. For a second straight week, APSU will have a game broadcast by ESPN3. John Sadak and John Gregory will have the call while Rontina McCann will serve as sidelines reporter.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Football opens the season at Western Kentucky

 

Austin Peay Governors vs. Western Kentucky
September 1st, 2012 • 6:00pm CDT
Bowling Green, Ky. • Houchens Industries-Smith Stadium (22,113)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsBowling Green, KY – A pair of former rivals will open the 2012 season, 6:00pm, Saturday, when Austin Peay travels to Bowling Green, KY, to play Western Kentucky.

Western Kentucky was a charter member of the Ohio Valley Conference from 1948-81 before becoming a football independent. They rejoined the OVC briefly as an associate member before moving to the Gateway Football Conference-that run included the 2002 I-AA National Championship.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Football’s Antwaun has proven to be a Major pain to opponents

 

Written by Brad Kirtley
APSU Sports Information Director

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – The smallest man in Austin Peay’s secondary is also the most respected player on the Governors defense.

Little has come easy for senior safety Antwaun Majors, a 5-9, 170-pound fifth-year senior. Despite twice earning Region Defensive Player of the Year Award and the prestigious Nick Coutras Award while at Mt. Juliet High School, he came to Austin Peay as a walk-on.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Robert Smith/The Leaf-Chronicle)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Robert Smith/The Leaf-Chronicle)

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Austin Peay Governors Football set to go full contact Friday

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University head coach Rick Christophel can only hope his Governors are just as aggressive in full pads as they were in just shoulder pads, Wednesday.

The Governors will be in full-pad, full-contact mode, 9:00am, Friday morning when they hit Governors Stadium. Christophel has been enthused with what he has seen so far in the first week.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Football team to report to campus Sunday

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will bring a surplus of experience to camp when more than 90 Governors report, Sunday, in preparation for the 2012 season.

A still-young Governors team returns 58 lettermen, including 18 starters from the 2011 squad that went 3-8.

Austin Peay Football to start practice Monday afternoon. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football to start practice Monday afternoon. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Sean Bailey, Vanja Tomic, Greg Bachman earn Austin Peay highest Athletics Honors

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – For the first time since Austin Peay State University established the awards nearly two decades ago, the Most Outstanding Male and Female Athletes have come from the sport of tennis.

Junior Sean Bailey, who recently was named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year in leading the Govs to the No. 2 seed in the OVC tournament, and Vanja Tomic, a three-time first-team All-OVC selection who owned an 19-6 record at No. 1 singles this year, have been named the 2011-12 Most Outstanding APSU Athletes.

(Left to Right) Greg Bachman, Sean Bailey and Vanja Tomic. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

(Left to Right) Greg Bachman, Sean Bailey and Vanja Tomic. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Football set for second scrimmage Sunday

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team will scrimmage for a second time, 2:00pm, Sunday, at Governors Stadium, seeking to build on what it has accomplished over the first two spring practice weeks.

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Football to begin Spring Practice

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – With spring break behind it, Austin Peay State University’s football team, buoyed by a veteran group returning, will hit the football field for spring football practice. Practice will commence 3:45pm, Tuesday, in Governors Stadium.

The Govs will practice two days—Tuesday and Wednesday—in shorts before putting on the pads this weekend.

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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